Cape Town, Your uberX is Arriving Now…And it is FREE!

Eight months ago we introduced Uber to Cape Town. We are now taking this relationship to the next level, bringing us one step closer to being Everyone’s Private Driver.

uberX is Now is Cape Town..and FREE until Monday Night!

*Valid for six uberX rides for new AND existing users in Cape Town, up to R300 in value each until Monday, 16 June, 11:00 Pm. Input promotional code: uberXCT.

WHAT is uberX?

  • uberX is a low-cost Uber option that uses the same Uber app to connect you with the most reliable and affordable ride in Cape Town.
  • A ride that is so fast, so reliable, and so affordable that the need for car ownership in the city will soon become a thing of the past.


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  1. uberX cars are on the road starting TODAY, 12 June!
  2. Open up your Uber app and you’ll now see two vehicle options to choose from: uberX and uberBLACK.
  3. Toggle over to uberX to give it a try.
  4. Set your pickup location and tap the “Request uberX” button.
  5. Shoot us some feedback via the in-app rating screen after your trip!


uberX is free until Monday evening, but even after that it will always be crazy affordable!

Pricing uberX uberBLACK
Base Fare: R5 R15
Minimum Fare: R20 R50
Fare per km: R7 R11
Fare per min: R0.7 R1.10
Fare Examples:
CTICC to Airport: R140 R240
UCT to Long Street: R60 R110
Car Types: Toyota Corolla Mercedes C Class
Chevrolet Cruze Audi A4
Toyota Avanza BMW 3 Series

Your fav local DJ Band, Goldfish, scored the first uberX ride this morning!

GOLDFISH JUMP  photo 1 (2)  photo 2 (3) photo (18)

…Now it is your turn!

As always, feel free to reach out to or tweet us with any questions, concerns, or #uberXCT love!

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Happy uberXing!


Team Uber Cape Town

Lindsey, Jon and Ant

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